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My Quest for a New, Old Fashioned

Follow me on a quest for the most intriguing spin a classic. The old fashioned. …First up, Lucques, Tavern and A.O.C.’s head bar man and master mixologist, Christiaan Rollich’s The Kingbird. 83 more words

Arroz Negro with Squid and Saffron Aioli

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 7 / 10

Emily cannot see squid ink pasta or risotto on a menu without ordering it, so I decided to give this a shot. 120 more words


What are Appellations and why should I care?

Asti….. Bordeaux…. Barolo…. Champagne…..  Those names ring a bell?

These are geographical regions, which due the particularity of the climate, soil, cultural practices and traditional varieties, produce vastly different wines. 394 more words


Bacon Wrapped Dates with Parmesan

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7.5 / 10

This is a really good, very simple recipe from the AOC cookbook. They’re no Devils on Horseback from the Spotted Pig, but will definitely continue to make these. 36 more words


Roasted Cauliflower with Curry & Red Vinegar

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 6 / 10 7 / 10

Another pretty good cauliflower recipe – good heat without being overly spicy.

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L.A. restaurants begin 3% Obamacare surcharge

Colleges and universities across America have been getting around Obamacare’s increased healthcare costs by slashing the hours of temporary-hire faculty and student assistants.

Now, restaurants in Los Angeles are adding a 3% surcharge to diners’ bills to cover their employees’ increased healthcare expenses. 550 more words


Corn Pudding with Poblanos and Queso Fresco

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 3.5 / 10 8 / 10

It’s not often that Emily and I differ so widely on our taste in food, but here is a good example. 129 more words